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NEH Summer Institute: Voices Across Time

NEH Summer Institute for Teachers: Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song
June 29-July 31, 2015
Application deadline: March 2, 2015

Songs are like time capsules, filled with messages from a moment in history. They're also fun to sing, making them an appealing and effective tool for the classroom. The Center for American Music at the University of Pittsburgh, in partnership with the Society for American Music (www.american-music.org), is pleased to be offering this five-week summer institute for K-12 teachers at the University of Pittsburgh. This Institute, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), will allow 25 secondary school teachers and three graduate students who intend to pursue careers in education, to explore topics in American history through the lens of music. Each week during the Institute we will focus on a broad topic in American history, utilizing popular songs as primary source documents.

Additional information, along with application materials, is available at www.voices.pitt.edu or email: amerimus@pitt.edu (please indicate NEH Institute in the subject line).

Posted: January 14, 2015
Tagged: Miscellaneous